11/15/2007 Fresh Fruit

 

*Hosts: Dixie Treichel John Townsend*

Guests: MJ Kroll, Joel Sass, Leah Cooper, Jake Yuzna

*MJ Kroll, singer, songwriter, guitarist*

MJ Kroll:http://www.mjkroll.com and the Believers band headline MN Women of Rock on
Saturday, November 17th at Ogara's Pub:http://www.ogaras.com in St. Paul

The showcase includes Andra Suchy:http://www.andrasuchy.com with her album Patchwork, Allison Scott:http://www.allisonscott.com and her album Wish on the Moon, Desdemona:http://www.myspace.com/desdamona with her new album the Source, and MJ Kroll with her new cd titled Resonate which she co-produced with award winning producerTodd Fitzgerald.

*Joel Sass, Director, Set Designer*

Jungle Theater:http://www.jungletheater.com Performances from Nov 9 to Dec 23, 2007

Shining City by Conor McPherson

This supernatural tale from the author of The Weir concerns a widower who visits a therapist, claiming to have seen the ghost of his recently deceased wife.

*Leah Cooper, Director*

Anton in Show Business by Jane Martin
receives its Twin Cities premiere at Mounds Theatre:http://www.moundstheatre.org/MoundsTheatre/ Nov 9 - Dec 2

An all-female cast performs multiple roles (including men) in this meta-theatrical comedy about a self-centered television actress, a jaded New Yorker and an enthusiastic ingénue brought together for an ill-fated production of Anton Chekhov’s The Three Sisters in San Antonio, Texas.

Flaming Film Festival 2008:http://www.myspace.com/flamingfilmfest

Saturday November 17th @ 7:00 pm

If You Lived Here… You'd be home now. This short showcase looks at the harsh reality of isolation intersecting with queer identity, home, and family (birth family and family of choice)

*Jake Yuzna, filmmaker*

Sunshine (Jake Yuzna:http://www.jakeyuzna.com 2007, 8 minutes)

An autobiographical portrait based on the life of lead actor Ben Fredrickson, Sunshine mixes documentary footage of Ben’s encounters with staged scenes to explore the story of a young man who finds himself turning to extreme encounters with strangers discovered online in an attempt to feel real emotional connections in a world engrossed in digital socializing. Sunshine marks the first collaboration between actor Ben Fredrickson, filmmaker Jake Yuzna, and musical artist Mount Sims.

Transgender Day of Remembrance:http://www.rememberingourdead.org/day/

November 20, 2007 in Locales Across the Globe

Playlist Tracks: 
Cass Elliot - Make Your Own Kind of Music
Album: Dream A Little Dream; Label: MCA
MJ Kroll - Silent Horses
Album: *Resonate (New Release); Label: Rocknkroll Records
MJ Kroll - Believe
Album: *Resonate (New Release); Label: Rocknkroll Records
Joshua Klipp - Little Girl
Album: Won't Stop Now; Label:
Tret Fure - Leap of Faith
Album: *True Compass (New Release); Label: Tomboy Girl Records
Namoli Brennet - Thorn in Your Side
Album: The Brighter Side of Me; Label: